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Sep 16, 2010 4:00pm EDT
with at this moment in this country. joining us now, a couple of different people. i'm not sure who's going to be here first. but i think i have senator sanders. hello, senator. how are you? >> i'm great. how are you? >> i'm good. i want to split this into two different things. one, elizabeth warren and her role at the cfpa. she, obviously, is the person you have been wanting. how do you feel about the current decision? >> i think at a time when the american people are profoundly disgusted with the crooks on wall street and the huge ripoffs that wall street is perm traiting against the american people, i think millions of people are feeling better today than at least they're going to have a brilliant and aggressive advocate on their side in terms of professor warren. i've known elizabeth for many, many years. she's smart. she's tough. and i think she's prepared to take on wall street. i applaud president obama for giving her that position. >> if you were to look at the choice -- the way in which it was done, the politics of doing it, if you will, she was not installed, as you know, on an interim appoi
MSNBC
Sep 3, 2010 4:00pm EDT
would be right. that's wrong. we don't have anymore money to spend. a lot of us don't have jobs anymore. this is a much deeper structural problem than obama is willing to accept. that's the number one problem. that's why we haven't had the recovery. joining us to explain it further is former secretary of labor under president clinton, robert rush. he's also chancellor of public policy at berkeley. his book "aftershock" the next economy in america's future will be out in september. secretary rush, do i have that roughly right? we have a confused crisis of confidence with a deep-seeded structural problem in the country? >> i think there is a deep-seeded structural problem. it's not just the business cycle. most people looking at this deep recession, this deep depression have said if you just get businesses and consumers to spend more, we'll be back up to where we should be, but there are deeper problems we are not addre addressing. >> let's talk about the problems. what caused the structural damage in the first place? >> for one people, people have fot had wage increases. if they do have
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